EDNEY, John A., 95. Funeral Mass Dec. 28 at Servent of Mary Convent Chapel. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Preceded in death by son, Joseph. Survived by children, James (Deborah), John (Patricia), Mary Lynn Schwietz (Gregory), and Joanne (David Corray); many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; wife, Mary Jane McGowan Edney.
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BERTCH-William E., 86. Funeral service Dec. 28 at St. Gerald Church. Entombment Resurrection Mausoleum. Preceded in death by parents, Kenneth and Teresa (Schmitz) Bertch.
ADAMS-Josephine A., 95. Funeral Mass Dec. 28 at St. Gerald Catholic Church. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Preceded in death by husbands, Frank Yasen and Leo Adams; son, Bob Yasen. Survived by daughters, Sandra Heser (Tom) and JoBeth Edgerton (Steve); son, Don Yasen (Linda); daughter-in-law, Carol Yasen; 10 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren.
About 200 residents, family members and guests enjoyed a special Advent visit from Archbishop George J. Lucas Dec. 7 at New Cassel Retirement Center in Omaha.
After celebrating Mass, the archbishop mingled with people in the center’s dining room and joined three staff members and three resident-volunteers for lunch.
Father Jeffrey Lorig, director of pastoral services for the archdiocese, assumed additional duties Dec. 1, replacing Deacon Steve Luna as director of pastoral planning.
Deacon Luna recently retired from that role, but continues in his other role as director of human resources for the archdiocese.
The tradition began when a member of a local fraternal organization and father of a son with special needs was looking for a way to serve others with similar challenges.
Fifty-three years later, the Father Flanagan Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians is still bringing Christmas joy to the hearts of students at Madonna School in Omaha.
A Sarpy County law enforcement official has joined the archdiocesan review board that assists Archbishop George J. Lucas with matters relating to clergy sexual abuse.
Nice details and use of techniques that showed a lot of effort and craftsmanship – and it told the story.
Those were some of the reasons judges chose Omaha Holy Cross School sixth-grader Vivianna Schlueter’s artwork as winner of her age category (grades four through six) and as grand prize winner in this year’s Catholic Voice Colors of Christmas art contest.
Father Emmett Meyer, a retired priest of the archdiocese and former administrator of Scotus Central Catholic High School in Columbus, died Dec. 3 in Sioux City, Iowa. He was 80.
A funeral Mass was held Dec. 6 at Blessed Sacrament Church in Sioux City with a graveside service later that day at Calvary Cemetery in Omaha.
In this week’s column, communications manager David Hazen asks Archbishop George J. Lucas how to celebrate Advent and prepare for Christmas, even in difficult times.